News | December 06, 2017

Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning…

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News, OntarioDec. 08, 2017
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Ontario Invests in Water Project to Reduce GHGs

Ontario has announced the first recipients of TargetGHG—a program that helps companies adopt leading-edge technologies in order to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while supporting entrepreneurs. One of the collaborative projects…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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First Nations Water and Wastewater Under-Resourced in Federal Budget

The Parliamentary Budget Officer, Jean-Denis Fréchette, released a report today analyzing federal spending on drinking water and wastewater treatment on First Nations reserves. In it, he suggests that the current government…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Biosolids Company Awarded NSERC Grant to Work With Dalhousie

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International, has been awarded a NSERC Engage Grant to collaborate with Dr. Gordon Price, an associate professor at Dalhousie University. Price is a…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada-China Cleantech Mission Celebrates Water

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, released the a photo and statement today after returning from a successful engagement with the Canadian companies on the clean-technology trade…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada's Ambassador for Climate Change Steps Down

Jennifer MacIntyre, Canada's first female Ambassador for Climate Change, has stepped away from her post due to a death in the family. Minister Catherine McKenna issued a press statement to acknowledge Ms. MacIntyre's…
International, NewsDec. 06, 2017
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Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning…
News, OntarioDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Launches Consultations on Greenbelt Expansion to Protect Water

Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs Minister Bill Mauro posted a statement today inviting feedback on a study area for potential Greenbelt expansion to protect important water resources in the outer…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Ontario Biosolids Company Awarded NSERC Grant to Work With Dalhousie

Canadian biosolids and organics solutions provider, Lystek International, has been awarded a NSERC Engage Grant to collaborate with Dr. Gordon Price, an associate professor at Dalhousie University. Price is a…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada-China Cleantech Mission Celebrates Water

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine McKenna, released the a photo and statement today after returning from a successful engagement with the Canadian companies on the clean-technology trade…
National, NewsDec. 07, 2017
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Canada's Ambassador for Climate Change Steps Down

Jennifer MacIntyre, Canada's first female Ambassador for Climate Change, has stepped away from her post due to a death in the family. Minister Catherine McKenna issued a press statement to acknowledge Ms. MacIntyre's…
International, NewsDec. 06, 2017
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Steep Increase in Water Disclosure by Global Giants

Corporate giants and water leaders gathered in Johannesburg today to discuss the findings of the annual Global Water Report published today by Carbon Disclosure Project  (the non-profit global environmental disclosure platform). A Turning…

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Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement on Que. Floods

The Insurance Bureau of Canada has released a statement on flooding and insurance coverage in the province of Quebec. The statement is in response to the flooding that has occurred in several Quebec regions in the past weeks. The Insurance Bureau's aim is to provide understanding for residents of flooded regions regarding what is, potentially, covered under their insurance policies and how new flood coverage functions. Topics covered by the Insurance Bureau…
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Feedback: Ontario’s Water Opportunities Act

A day after Ontario Minister of the Environment John Gerretsen announced some details of the province's proposed Water Opportunities and Water Conservation Act, the feedback has started rolling in. "Wise water use better protects our environment and extends the lifespan of existing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure," said Peter Hume, president of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), in a press release today. "AMO will work with the Ontario…
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Nestlé and Alliance for Water Stewardship Partner to Certify Canadian Operations

Nestlé Waters announced this week that it will extend its partnership with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to certify 20 global factories by 2020, including bottling plants in Canada. The announcement builds upon the company's success certifying four water bottling facilities in Sheikhupura, Pakistan, and in California. Nestlé has committed to certify additional sites in Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the United States, and Canada. The Hope, B.C. plant has gone through the audit process…
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